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LaVerne Norton

MONTICELLO – LaVerne Redmond Norton, age 96, of Monticello, (formerly of Pine Bluff) died Thursday, August 14, 2014, at The Woods of Monticello in Monticello. Mrs. Norton was born September 18, 1917, a daughter of the late MM and Myrtle Coulson Redmond.

Thrisdon Eason

ALTHEIMER - Mr. Thrisdon Deshawn Eason, 26, of Altheimer passed Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Emmit Crawford

WHITE HALL- Emmit Crawford, 93 of White Hall entered heaven August 7, 2014. He was born on Wolverton Mountain, Conway County, Ark. to the late J.P. & Mary Susan Rainey Crawford. He was preceded in death by Barbara Hurley Crawford who he married August 23, 1946.

Jackie Berryman

MONTICELLO – Jackie Lynn Berryman, age 66 of Monticello, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born August 13, 1947 in Monticello to the late John Drew Berryman and Edna Palmer Berryman.

Carl Cogshell

LITTLE ROCK - Carl Lee Cogshell, age 52, of Little Rock, Ark. died Sunday. Survivors are his Parents: Arthur and Versey Cogshell, 3 daughters: Ercia, Dr. Andrea, and Carmen, 5 Grandchildren, 3 brothers: Tracey, Corey,and Tony, 4 Sisters: Victoria, Treva, and Olivia. Grandmother Everlina Iverson. Funeral service will be 12:00 Noon Saturday July 19, 2014 Grace Temple 4217 South Shackleford Road, Little Rock,Arkansas. Visitation will be 6:00-7:30 p.m. Friday also at Grace Temple.

Frank Seals, Jr.

Mr. Frank Elbert Seals, Jr., 70, of Pine Bluff, passed Thursday, 26, 2014. He was born in Wabbaseka to the late Franks Seals, Sr. and Essie Lean (Bohannon) Crawford. Survivors Include: wife, Eunita R. (Rice) Seals of Pine Bluff; daughters Eulanda Seals King of Dallas, Texas, Euleah Seals of Conway, brothers, Charles Rice of Pine Bluff, Roy Lee Seals of England, Carlton Seals of Tucson, Ariz., Wayne Seals of Bethesda, MD, Kim Seals of Little Rock, Willie Seals of Phoenix, Ariz.; sisters, Brenda Peoples of Little Rock, Marilyn Enright of Pine Bluff, Beverly Riggins of Dallas, Texas; One Grandchild.

Ruby Franklin

LAKE VILLAGE - Ruby Lee Griswood Franklin 91, of Lake Village, Arkansas, formally of Pine Bluff, went to be with her Lord and Savior June 24th, 2014 in Little Rock, Ark. She was born December 3, 1922 to Ora Amma and John Baxter (JB) Griswood of Dermott Ark. Ms. Ruby taught for a while after her stint working in the aviation industry during WWII, raised a family, returned to work and retired in 1997 from NCTR.

Janelle Briant

NEW EDINBURG - Janelle Marie Briant, age 47, of New Edinburg, Ark., died Tuesday, June 24th at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. She was born May 31st , 1967 in Richmond, California, a daughter of Gene Briant and Joyce Walton Briant, New Edinburg, Ark. She was a graduate of New Edinburg High School in 1984 and a graduate of Louisiana Tech University in 1989 with a Degree in Business Administration. Funeral services 2:00 pm Friday, June 27th at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Moseley Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6pm to 8pm Thursday, June 26th at Frazer’s. Online guestbook

Floyd Adcock

WHITE HALL - Floyd Wayne Adcock, age 77, of White Hall, Ark., died Tuesday, June 24th at the Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He was born December 9th, 1936 in Warren, a son of the late Floyd Lee Adcock and Jessie Reppond Adcock. He was a retired employee of Gaylord Paper Company with 36 years of experience and a Baptist. He loved to fish and deer hunt with his friends in the Herbine Hunting Club in Herbine, Funeral services 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 27th at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in McFarland Cemetery by Frazer’s. Visitation 9:00 a.m. till service time on Friday, June 27th at Frazer’s.

Jazmine Williams

RIVERSIDE, CALIF. - Funeral services for Jazmine Williams 14 years of Riverside, Calif., passed June 17, at Kalser Hospital in Pontana, Calif., will be Thursday 9:30 a.m. at LaSierra University Church in Riverside, Calif.

Martha Sorrels

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - Martha Jane Sorrels, age 85, of Atlanta, Georgia, died Sunday, June 15 at Medical Center of South Arkansas in El Dorado. A joint memorial service will be held at Saline Baptist Church for both Martha and her daughter Cherri, at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Burial will be at Adams-Singer Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the service Sunday, June 29, at Saline Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to: Saline Baptist Church, 807 Highway 8 South, Hermitage, AR 71647. Online guest register

Wilma Austin

SHERWOOD - Wilma Wooley Austin, age 70, of Sherwood formerly of Woodlawn, went to be with the Lord, Monday, June 23, 2014 at her home. She was born November 27, 1943 in Woodlawn to the late William Edgar Wooley and Mildred Inez Lain Wooley. She was a 1961 graduate of Woodlawn High School. Mrs. Austin retired as a Collections Manager from Simmons First National Bank after 26 years of service. During that time she was a member of the Red Hat Club and the Simmons Classic Club. Mrs. Austin was a member of Victory Missionary Baptist Church of Sherwood and a former member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church where she was the Sunday School secretary and teacher for many years. Also, she was a member of the Friendship Ladies Auxiliary. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Rupert Austin; son, Stephen Austin; sister, Nelda Pierce; and sister-in-law, Betty Nell Wooley.

Agnes Lowe

Mrs. Agnes Marie Lowe, 91, of Pine Bluff passed Friday, June 13, 2014 at St. Vincent Infirmary-Little Rock. She was born July 08, 1922 in Tillar to the late Marvin and Ellastine (Matthews) Reed.